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UKGC partners Twitter to limit gambling-related content

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has joined forces with Twitter to help customers limit their exposure to gambling-related content on the social media platform.

Twitter is the first social media platform to work with the regulator on this initiative, creating guidance that explains how Twitter’s safety tools and settings can be adjusted within [...]

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ASA bans Betway ad featuring 20 year-old Premier League footballer

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a YouTube ad by gaming operator Betway for prominently featuring a Premier League footballer under the age of 25.

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Next Spanish government promises better care for problem gamblers

Spain’s Socialist Party (PSOE) and the left-wing Unidas Podemos (UP) have unveiled plans for their proposed coalition government, which include tighter regulations for gambling advertising and shorter opening times for land-based venues.

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Lower TV viewership helping reduce child exposure to gambling ads

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has revealed that children’s exposure to TV ads for gambling increased slightly during 2018, driven by bingo and lottery ads.

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Dutch House approves changes to gambling rules

The Netherlands House of Representatives adopted a number of gambling-related motions Tuesday, including a proposal to prohibit gambling advertising during the day.

The House voted in favour of a motion to prevent all gambling advertising, excluding lotteries, from being broadcast between 6am and 9pm each day, extending the previously agreed 7pm [...]

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Manchester City signs up Marathonbet as first training kit partner

Online betting and gaming operator Marathonbet has expanded its partnership with Premier League football team Manchester City to include sponsorship of the club's official training kit.

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Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino partners NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles

Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack has been unveiled as the new official partner of NFL club the Philadelphia Eagles.

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UK launches consultation to amend lottery advertising rules

The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) have opened a public consultation into proposed new rules regarding the use of children and young people in lottery advertising.

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Swedish consumer agency threatens two gambling operators with fines

Sweden’s consumer protection agency has issued warnings to two online gambling operators who have sent marketing material to players on the national self-exclusion register.

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FOX Bet named official partner of the Philadelphia 76ers

FOX Bet, the US joint venture between FOX Sports and The Stars Group, has become an official partner of NBA side the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Swedish court clarifies legal requirements for gambling advertising

The Swedish Patent and Market Court has backed the Consumer Ombudsman and ruled that Global Gaming’s marketing of its Ninja Casino brand was in breach of the country’s gambling legislation.

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Spanish gaming operators agree new Code of Conduct for advertising

Licensed gambling operators in Spain have agreed to strengthen their Code of Conduct in order to better protect vulnerable players.

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